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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-6251

Double free vulnerability in GnuTLS before 3.3.17 and 3.4.x before 3.4.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a long DistinguishedName (DN) entry in a certificate.
Publish Date : 2015-08-24 Last Update Date : 2016-12-23
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-6251

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU Gnutls 3.3.0 Pre0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application GNU Gnutls 3.3.0 - Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GNU Gnutls 3.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GNU Gnutls 3.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GNU Gnutls 3.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application GNU Gnutls 3.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application GNU Gnutls 3.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application GNU Gnutls 3.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application GNU Gnutls 3.3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application GNU Gnutls 3.3.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application GNU Gnutls 3.3.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application GNU Gnutls 3.3.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application GNU Gnutls 3.3.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application GNU Gnutls 3.3.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application GNU Gnutls 3.3.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application GNU Gnutls 3.3.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application GNU Gnutls 3.3.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application GNU Gnutls 3.3.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application GNU Gnutls 3.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application GNU Gnutls 3.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application GNU Gnutls 3.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application GNU Gnutls 3.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
GNU Gnutls 22

- References For CVE-2015-6251 CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20150810 CVE request: GNUTLS-SA-2015-3 double free in certificate DN decoding
SECTRACK 1033226
BID 76267 GnuTLS 'common.c' Double Free Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2015-08-19
MLIST [oss-security] 20150817 Re: CVE request: GNUTLS-SA-2015-3 double free in certificate DN decoding
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-13287
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1499

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-6251

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